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BR-Result

EGAS, EGPC 2018 Bid Rounds results announced with 12 blocks awarded

Posted: February 13, 2019 at 3:10 am   /   Oil & Gas

Shell wins big in Egypt: Supermajor lands five blocks in latest bid round, while ExxonMobil makes debut. Royal Dutch Shell, Eni, BP and Exxon Mobil were among the winners in one of Egypt’s largest ever oil and gas exploration tenders on Tuesday, as the country looks to sustain an investment upswing spurred by major discoveries. […]

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DEA

DEA awarded new exploration licence in the Nile Delta Onshore Egypt

Posted: February 13, 2019 at 3:03 am   /   Oil & Gas

German upstream company is back to exploration in Egypt! The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) has awarded one new licence to DEA in its 2018 Bid Round. The East Damanhour exploration block (originally offered as Block 10) is covering 1,418 square kilometres and is located west of the Disouq development leases, where DEA is […]

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Eni’s offshore Nour one of six high-impact wells to watch – Wood Mackenzie

Posted: February 6, 2019 at 5:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Consultant identifies six high-impact wells to watch. Latin American offshore plays will account for one-third of the large prospects due to be drilled globally this year, according to Wood Mackenzie. Potentially giant reservoirs off Brazil, Guyana, and Mexico will attract the highest investment. Dr Andrew Latham, vp, Global Exploration at Wood Mackenzie, said: “We expect […]

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Siemens

Siemens strengthens Egypt’s grid with two new substations in the Delta

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 2:11 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Fast-track installation and erection time of less than 15 months. Featuring one of the country’s largest turnkey substations ever supplied. Substations will transmit electricity from the Burullus plant, supplying 15 million Egyptians with electricity. In a new move aimed at improving the resilience of Egypt’s power grid, Siemens today announced the completion of the two […]

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IPR

IPR executing its largest drilling, operational campaign in Egypt

Posted: September 5, 2018 at 1:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

IPR Drilling Away in Egypt: US independent IPR Energy Group continues to execute its largest drilling and operational campaign since entering the upstream sector in Egypt in 1993, with the drilling of 25 of 40 planned wells during the first half of 2018. According to the company this pace of activity will continue through the balance […]

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South Disouq

SDX completes successful production test at South Disouq SD-3X well

Posted: August 22, 2018 at 8:55 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, announced that a successful production test has been conducted at its SD-3X appraisal well at South Disouq, Egypt (SDX 55% working interest and operator). The well flowed at a maximum rate of 16.1 MMscfd of conventional natural gas during an eight hour clean up […]

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Eni

Eni signs lease extension for key assets in Egypt’s Nile Delta, Western Desert

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 9:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

A new Nile Delta Concession Agreement allowing a ten-year extension of the Abu Madi West Development Lease, where the Nooros field is located, and a five-year extension of the Ras Qattara Concession Agreement approved. Eni announces that Egyptian Authorities have authorized a new Nile Delta Concession Agreement allowing a ten-year extension of the Abu Madi […]

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Egypt signs 3 Oil & Gas exploration agreements worth $139.2 million

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 9:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek el-Molla signed three new oil agreements for the exploration of oil and natural gas in the Mediterranean, Western Desert and Nile Delta regions with investments of $139.2 million. The minister also signed grants of $55 million for drilling 15 new wells, an official statement revealed. The first agreement […]

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South Disouq

SDX announces new gas discovery at South Disouq SD-3X well

Posted: July 23, 2018 at 8:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, announced that a gas discovery has been made at its SD-3X well in the South Disouq Concession, Egypt (SDX 55% working interest and operator). The SD-3X well was drilled to a total depth of 7,842 feet and encountered 32.6 feet of net conventional natural […]

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Nooros

Nooros gas field’s 15th well, Nidoco SW-3, begins production

Posted: July 21, 2018 at 1:50 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Production at the 15th development well of Nooros natural gas field in the Nile Delta area, Nidoco southwest-3, has started. The well is expected to produce around 180 million cubic feet of natural gas per day and 1,500 barrels of condensate per day, petroleum minister Tarek El-Molla said in a statement on Tuesday. Belayim Petroleum […]

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